Colour Sergeant Thomas Hall

Colour Sergeant Thomas Hall, M.I.D., 1st Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in Normandy on 28th June 1944, aged 36 and is buried in La Deliverande War Cemetery, Douvres, Normandy, France. He had been born in Yetholm and was the son of William and Janet Hall of Millheugh, Oxnam and the husband of Vivian Hall of Glasgow. The Borderers had been fighting in the Cambes Wood sector and in the three weeks since D-Day had suffered 160 casualties. He had received his Mention in Despatches for his actions with the British Expeditionary Force during the campaign in France in May 1940. The photographs show the Borderers in Normandy.

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